Just from the little contact marks that I can see on the edge, this was actually used. The markings are absolutely genuine, they're exactly what you want to see, so this was definitely a sword that was used in The Civil War.



  • Fact 1: Cavalry were forces that fought principally on horseback, carrying projectile weapons and swords.
  • Fact 2: Sabers of this type were also used in the Plains Indian Wars from the 1860s to 1880s.
  • Fact 3: The Battle of Brandy Station had the largest percentage of cavalry warfare in the American Civil War.
  • Fact 4: During the Civil War, the priorities of cavalry were reconnaissance, defense, pursuit, offense, and disruption, roughly in that order.
  • Fact 5: The American cavalry saber was only sharpened at the tip, because the length of the blade was used for smashing arms and collarbones rather than slashing flesh.

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